Atom Age Vampire (1960) -Anton Guilio Majano

Sometimes, bad is bad. And that’s exactly what I got into with this next title from DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies book written by legendary director John Landis. As I continue to work my way through the Vampire section of the book, I knew they wouldn’t all be good, but this one was a…

Belle de Jour (1967) – Luis Bunuel

The first recommendation from Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film is this French drama that stars Catherine Deneuve as a housewife, with some intimacy issues, who during the afternoons fills her time by working as a prostitute. Inter-cutting with her daily life, Severine’s life…

Canadian FilmFest – Rouge Sang aka The Storm Within (2013) – Martin Doepner

The Canadian FilmFest launches this evening with Martin Doepner’s captivating thriller, Rouge Sang. Set on New Year’s Eve 1799 in a remote cabin in Quebec, Esperance (Isabelle Guerard) is looking after her two children, Mathurin (Andre Kaspar Kolstad), Madelon (the adorable Charlotte St-Cyr) and her baby, while awaiting the return of her husband, Pierre (Peter Miller). As darkness falls, and a…